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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 79,475   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 76,635   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 3.7   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 38,827   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 35,240   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 7.6   4.4
Land area (square km) 10,412.64   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 79,475 38,165 41,310   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 2,820 1,425 1,400   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 3,520 1,735 1,780   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 4,355 2,155 2,210   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 4,715 2,425 2,285   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 3,440 1,760 1,680   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 2,920 1,405 1,510   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 3,100 1,450 1,655   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 3,685 1,750 1,935   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 5,295 2,455 2,840   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 6,295 2,980 3,320   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 6,305 3,005 3,300   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 6,410 3,075 3,335   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 5,735 2,715 3,020   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 5,350 2,620 2,730   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 5,030 2,590 2,440   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 4,415 2,120 2,300   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 3,295 1,435 1,860   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 2,780 1,065 1,710   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 49.7 49.3 50.1   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 86.5 86.1 87.0   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 68,775 32,850 35,925   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 62,970 29,940 33,030   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 5,805 2,910 2,895   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 68,775 32,850 35,920   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 15,965 8,635 7,330   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 36,895 18,455 18,445   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 2,505 1,185 1,320   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 6,995 3,150 3,850   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 6,405 1,430 4,980   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 35,240   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 65.9   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.4   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.5   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.8   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 15.9   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.7   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 5.7   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 26,650   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 8,545   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 22,670   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 12,570   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.8   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.5   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.8   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 322,499   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 24,155   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 18,090   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 2,885   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 3,180   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 2,500   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 680   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.6   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.7   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,829   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,922   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 48,445   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 33,126   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 30,084   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 42,453   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 46,479   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 50,368   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 44,241   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 31,542   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,788   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 38,483   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 35,240   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 6,580   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 13,700   486,040
One-person households 10,630   460,580
Other household types 28 4,335   264,105
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,035   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 70,300   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 50,915   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,116   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,237   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,877   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 61,746   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 45,593   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,039   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,474   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 656   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 547   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 78,480 37,830 40,645   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 65,030 31,370 33,660   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 1,545 760 785   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 115 55 60   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 11,785 5,645 6,140   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 78,475 37,830 40,650   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 72,905 35,200 37,710   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 40 15 30   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 4,810 2,245 2,560   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 725 375 350   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 78,475 37,830 40,645   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 73,700 35,435 38,265   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 265 125 140   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 4,100 2,065 2,030   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 55 25 30   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 360 180 180   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 0 0 0   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 78,480 37,830 40,645   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 65,175 31,550 33,625   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 13,160 6,210 6,955   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 10,640 5,025 5,610   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 1,740 785 960   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 775 390 385   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 145 75 65   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 78,475 37,835 40,645   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 75,690 36,485 39,210   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 13,755 6,910 6,850   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 61,935 29,570 32,365   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 2,785 1,350 1,435   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 67,775 32,505 35,265   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 13,165 6,195 6,965   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 17,420 8,195 9,225   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 37,185 18,110 19,075   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 77,930 37,635 40,295   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 65,420 31,450 33,965   3,348,275 1,641,970 1,706,305
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 5,875 2,830 3,040   374,695 183,885 190,810
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 4,990 2,500 2,485   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 1,310 680 635   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 335 170 165   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 75,695 36,490 39,210   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 41,135 19,710 21,420   2,067,790 1,012,765 1,055,020
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 14,150 6,670 7,475   904,705 443,990 460,715
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 14,180 6,985 7,200   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 5,190 2,630 2,560   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 1,035 485 555   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 78,480 37,830 40,645   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 3,380 1,505 1,870   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 75,100 36,325 38,775   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 67,775 32,505 35,265   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 17,075 8,345 8,735   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 19,530 8,460 11,065   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 9,435 6,285 3,145   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 11,770 4,710 7,060   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 3,100 1,220 1,875   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 6,870 3,485 3,380   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 8,005 4,185 3,825   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,895 2,100 1,795   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 2,980 1,605 1,380   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 265 185 80   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 445 145 295   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 190 95 90   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 235 55 180   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 6,205 2,970 3,235   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 985 560 425   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 2,065 1,045 1,020   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 725 435 290   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 1,145 380 765   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 440 180 260   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 840 365 475   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 33,585 15,710 17,875   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,615 2,725 2,895   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 9,395 4,060 5,335   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,185 3,285 1,890   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 7,450 2,950 4,500   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,630 580 1,050   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,310 2,110 2,200   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 67,770 32,505 35,265   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 36,605 16,800 19,805   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 2,855 830 2,025   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 895 420 475   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 1,220 535 680   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,830 590 1,235   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 6,000 1,975 4,020   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 950 560 390   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 405 220 185   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 7,960 7,630 325   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,055 750 300   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 5,620 965 4,655   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,380 1,225 1,150   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 67,770 32,505 35,265   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 36,605 16,800 19,805   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 31,165 15,700 15,460   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 26,425 13,145 13,280   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 4,740 2,560 2,185   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 67,770 32,505 35,265   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 37,590 19,475 18,110   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 35,090 18,130 16,955   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 2,495 1,345 1,150   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 30,185 13,025 17,155   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 55.5 59.9 51.4   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 51.8 55.8 48.1   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 6.6 6.9 6.4   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 37,225 19,290 17,930   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 3,660 2,315 1,345   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 5,315 1,220 4,095   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,320 1,075 250   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 2,435 480 1,955   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 2,115 615 1,495   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 760 285 475   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 9,575 3,285 6,290   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 6,540 6,105 430   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 3,625 2,520 1,110   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,875 1,390 485   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 37,225 19,290 17,935   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 3,900 2,640 1,260   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 3,525 3,095 435   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 3,830 2,970 860   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 970 640 330   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 4,735 1,980 2,755   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 1,845 720 1,125   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 4,260 655 3,605   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 1,775 670 1,105   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 4,665 2,575 2,090   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 7,715 3,345 4,370   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 62,065 29,230 32,835   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 61,420 28,900 32,520   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 18,845 8,225 10,615   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 12,220 4,975 7,245   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 41,805 21,375 20,430   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 40,980 20,915 20,060   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 75 15 55   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 615 365 245   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 15 10 0   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 125 70 60   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 35,090 18,135 16,960   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 4,350 2,190 2,155   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 130 105 25   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 4,190 3,180 1,010   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 26,415 12,655 13,760   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 15,790 7,135 8,650   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 8,950 4,455 4,500   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,400 900 495   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 285 165 115   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 30,605 15,835 14,775   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 23,140 12,140 11,005   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 2,850 1,335 1,515   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 280 110 175   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 3,870 1,965 1,905   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 460 285 180   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 78,475 37,830 40,645   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 4,460 2,180 2,280   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 385 205 175   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 2,805 1,395 1,410   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 125 55 75   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 305 85 215   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 130 90 45   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 110 45 65   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 10 10 0   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 20 0 10   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 80 45 40   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 315 155 165   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 70 50 20   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 90 45 50   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 74,020 35,655 38,365   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 42,305 21,695 20,610   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 20,051 24,570 16,005   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 17,700 10,515 7,185   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 36,094 41,008 30,516   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Okanagan-Similkameen (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 65,550 31,605 33,945   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,781 27,118 18,145   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,381 24,650 17,461   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 61.3 64.6 56.5   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 18.9 15.4 24.0   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 19.8 20.0 19.5   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 75,410 36,300 39,110   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 13.0 11.4 14.5   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 8.4 7.8 9.0   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 15.9 14.5 17.3   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.7 9.4 12.1   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Okanagan-Similkameen, British Columbia (Code5907) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed October 18, 2018).

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